Tour de France

February 18, 2018 - 2:06 pm
MADRID (AP) — Chris Froome finished Spain's Ruta del Sol race in 10th place behind winner Tim Wellens on Sunday. The five-stage race in southern Spain was Froome's first event since the four-time Tour de France winner was found to have failed a doping test at last year's Spanish Vuelta. Froome, who...
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February 05, 2018 - 6:00 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chris Froome will compete in the five-day Ruta del Sol in Andalucia this month despite being under investigation by cycling's world governing body for failing a doping test. Team Sky named the Tour de France champion Monday in its lineup for the Feb. 14-18 race, which he...
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January 16, 2018 - 6:17 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The 2019 Tour de France will start in Brussels to honor the 50th anniversary of Eddy Merckx's first victory and will include the iconic Wall of Geraardsbergen climb during the opening weekend. The first stage of the Tour will have the Wall, for decades the toughest climb in the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 5, 2017 file photo Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and new overall leader Britain's Chris Froome, left of Thomas, are reflected in a pond as they ride in the pack during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 160.5 kilometers (99.7 miles) with start in Vittel and finish in La Planche des Belles Filles, France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
December 22, 2017 - 4:26 am
PARIS (AP) — Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme wants cycling authorities to act quickly in their investigation of four-time champion Chris Froome. Froome has been ordered to explain to the International Cycling Union why a urine sample he provided at the Spanish Vuelta in September showed...
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December 14, 2017 - 4:43 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Authorities in Belgium have criticized an invitation to disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong as a special guest at next year's Tour of Flanders cycling classic. Lance Armstrong won seven Tour de France titles, but the American was stripped of all of them because of doping...
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Britain's Chris Froome arrives back at his hotel after training in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Wednesday Dec. 13, 2017. Froome failed a doping test during the Spanish Vuelta in September and is facing a suspension from cycling ahead of his attempt to win a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title next year. (AP Photo/Joan Llado)
December 14, 2017 - 8:48 am
LONDON (AP) — Chris Froome's renewed protestations of innocence on Thursday were accompanied by doubts about why the four-time Tour de France champion was not immediately suspended for failing a doping test. Froome has been ordered to explain to the International Cycling Union why a urine sample he...
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December 14, 2017 - 3:50 am
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Britain's Chris Froome arrives back at his hotel after training in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Wednesday Dec. 13, 2017. Froome failed a doping test during the Spanish Vuelta in September and is facing a suspension from cycling ahead of his attempt to win a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title next year. (AP Photo/Joan Llado)
December 13, 2017 - 6:51 pm
PARIS (AP) — Chris Froome failed a doping test during the Spanish Vuelta in September and is facing a suspension from cycling ahead of his attempt to win a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title next year. Froome won his fourth Tour title this year and followed it with a victory at the Vuelta...
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December 05, 2017 - 8:05 am
PARIS (AP) — The UCI ruled Tuesday that Peter Sagan did not intentionally elbow Mark Cavendish during a sprint finish at the Tour de France in a crash that led to the Slovak rider's disqualification. The governing body of cycling said in a statement that it has ended its legal dispute with the...
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November 29, 2017 - 3:20 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says quarterback Jay Cutler is out of the concussion protocol and will start when the team tries to break a five-game losing streak Sunday against Denver. He missed Sunday's loss at New England, which dropped Miami to 4-7. Cutler also missed a game...
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